Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is "anxious and excited" as he prepares to return from five months out injured.
The BBC renews its deal to show Premier League highlights on Match of the Day for a further three years.
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill defends team-mate Diego Costa and says he would not change the striker's physical approach.
Championship side Sheffield Wednesday are taken over by a Thai consortium led by businessman Dejphon Chansiri.
Guinea reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals at the expense of Mali after the drawing of lots.
Walter Smith feels at least one Celtic player has disrespected Rangers ahead of their Scottish League Cup semi-final.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is confident striker Diafra Sakho will not be banned from playing despite a row with Senegal.
The manager of Che Adams' former club Ilkeston has criticised Football League clubs for doing their scouting by DVD.
Former France international David Ginola has still not given up on his hopes of standing for the Fifa presidency.
Crystal Palace have completed the signings of Jordon Mutch and Shola Ameobi.
Midfielder Paul Pogba will leave Juventus within the next two years, says the ex-Manchester United player's agent.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says a deal to sign Darren Fletcher from Manchester United is "not dead yet".
Mali's elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations by the drawing of lots prompts Caf to look at a different solution.
Experienced Stoke City duo Peter Crouch and Glenn Whelan sign two-year contract extensions with the club.
Italian international Mattia Destro has reportedly left Serie A title challengers AS Roma to join AC Milan.
Swansea City are in talks with Southampton midfielder Jack Cork after agreeing a fee with the Saints for the 25-year-old.
Dundee United reject bids from Celtic and English Premier League side Burnley for midfielder Stuart Armstrong.
Tottenham set up a Capital One Cup final date with Chelsea at Wembley on 1 March with Christian Eriksen's late goal.
Real Madrid are set to rename the Bernabeu as part of a sponsorship deal with a UAE-based petroleum investment company.
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been ruled out for three games just as the second half of the season is set to get under way.
League Two side Tranmere Rovers re-sign 31-year-old striker Iain Hume on a six-month contract.
Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan is booked for throwing his boot in a show of petulance.
Arsenal sign defender Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal with striker Joel Campbell moving the other way on loan.
West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison arrives in Italy for talks over a pre-contract agreement with Serie A side Lazio.
Christian Eriksen says Tottenham will take on Chelsea "with no fear" when the two sides meet in the League Cup final.
Former Barcelona and Real Madrid forward Luis Figo aims to challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency of Fifa.
Ivory Coast's narrow victory over Cameroon earns them a place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group D winners.
Goalkeeper Arvid Schenk, who conceded six goals on his Dundee debut, is released by the Dens Park club.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.